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Cazeneuve named French prime minister

Dec 6, 2016

Cazeneuve named French prime minister

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve was named the country’s new prime minister on Tuesday after Manuel Valls resigned to seek the Socialist nomination in next year’s presidential election. Cazeneuve, who has overseen the security forces’ reaction to a string of jihadi attacks that have ...

Philippine police murdered town mayor: investigators

Dec 6, 2016

Philippine police murdered town mayor: investigators

Philippine police murdered a town mayor while he was helpless in a jail cell, justice department investigators said Tuesday, contradicting claims by the accused and President Rodrigo Duterte that he was killed in a gun battle. The accusations by the National Bureau of Investigation ...

Dec 6, 2016

Naked selfies used as collateral for loans in China leak online

Hundreds of photos and videos of naked women used as collateral for loans on a Chinese online lending service have leaked onto the web, highlighting regulatory problems in the fast-growing peer-to-peer marketplace. A 10-gigabyte file posted on the internet exposed the personal details of ...

Dec 6, 2016

Pentagon buried study that found $125 billion in wasteful spending: report

A Defense Department study that proposed cutting $125 billion in administrative waste from the Pentagon budget was buried amid concerns the findings would give Congress an excuse to further slash defense spending, The Washington Post reported Monday. The report, issued in January 2015, identified ...